The Straight Story Film Summary & Analysis

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Essay Questions

Describe Alvin. What aspects of his character are admirable? Does he have any flaws?

Describe Rose.

What news does Alvin get that convinces him that he needs to see his brother? Why is it so important to him to go on this journey?

How does Alvin propose to get to Wisconsin? Why does he choose to travel this way?

What do Alvin's friends think of his plan? What do you think?

What happens the first time Alvin sets out?

How does Alvin help the girl on the road?

Describe Alvin's relationship to those that help him.

Why does Alvin continue on his own?

Describe the reunion between Alvin and Lyle.

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